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20 terms

8th lessons 7-8

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menagerie
an exhibit of caged animals; the enclosure for such a collection
isolation
separation from others; aloneness
revelation
something made known; a dramatic disclosure of something
discord
a lack of harmony; angry disagreement; strife
posterity
descendants; future generations
foresight
the act or capacity of foreseeing, looking forward; prudence, preparation
phenomenon
a condition or an event perceived by the senses; a rare or unexplainable occurrence
delegate
(n) a representative who has the authority to act for others; (v) to send as a representative
feline
(adj) of cats; catlike; (n) a cat
confederation
a group, usually of nations or states, unted in some shared purpose; a league of states
descend
(v) to move down; to stoop; to make a sudden attack or visit; to come down as from an ancestor
menace
(n) a threat; anything threatening evil or harm; (v) to threaten
adequate
sufficient; equal to what is required
enhance
to improve; to make greater; to decorate; to add to
inflexible
not capable of being changed; unyielding
mutual
shared equally between two or more people; possessed or held in common
inherit
to receive (property, title, or the like) by law or will; to get (characteristics, qualities) from an ancestor
gnarled
having knots; misshapen; twisted
advantageous
offering an advantage or benefit; profitable; favorable
incite
to urge into action; to stir up or arouse